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Harmon KillebrewTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1954-1975 MLB Years: 1954-1975
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Major Award Winner

Positions1B-969, 3B-791, OF-470, DH-158, 2B-11Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHarmon Clayton Killebrew Jr.
Height5-11Weight214BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 29,1936PlacePayette,Idaho
Death DateMay 17,2011 [74.322]
High SchoolPayette (Payette,ID)
MLB DebutJune 23,1954 [17.359]
OrganizationsMIN [14] WS1 [7] KCA [1] Awards1Awards Voting11-988
TBC Player ID13731Retrosheet IDkillh102MLBAM ID117051
RelationshipsFather of Cameron Killebrew, Grandfather of Grant Hockin
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Player Notes:   The Minnesota Twins retired his #3 on May 4,1974
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed34Power90Contact40XBH83RBIs86Runs53Hitting61Durability61Team.479Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws1252b18913141003002300001.308.400.385.7855115.400.077.231.36913.3320.001.500.000.0025.00
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws1123b193880121610470093100003.200.281.363.64429589.267.163.275.29410.1134.833.444.4920.0031.25
1956CharlotteSALA-207024961811671563000000000.325.325.627.95215638249.282.302.301.4110.000.000.006.0216.6046.91
1956Washington Senators IALMLBws1123b20449910222051300103900102.222.291.394.685397110.304.172.273.3079.0935.453.904.5519.8031.82
1957ChattanoogaSouA-211425199014530729101000000000.279.279.532.81127666519.237.253.252.3520.000.000.005.5917.9045.52
1957Washington Senators IALMLBws133b21931492025002800000.290.333.548.88117433.333.258.323.3866.0624.244.006.0615.5044.44
1958ChattanoogaSouA-22862995892171754000000000.308.308.441.74913225299.291.133.134.3300.000.000.002.3442.7127.17
1958IndianapolisAmerAAA-2238121142651210000000000.215.215.322.537398121.202.107.107.2350.000.000.001.6560.5030.77
1958Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12442072118222964000000000.281.281.407.68817133420.265.126.126.3030.000.000.002.1446.6727.97
1958Washington Senators IALMLBws133b2213312600020001210100.194.212.194.4066033.300.000.000.1860.0036.360.000.000.000.00
1959Washington Senators IALMLBws133b2315354698132202421053290116704112.242.354.516.87028264647.230.274.441.38113.9117.931.296.4913.0048.48
1960Washington Senators IALMLBws131b-3b241244428412219131801071106103310.276.375.534.90923651517.295.258.421.39913.7320.501.496.0014.2641.80
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31b25150541941562074612212107109305611.288.405.6061.01132873656.281.318.514.43316.3116.621.027.0111.7646.79
1962Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3of26155552851342114812612106142404614.243.366.545.91130170666.235.302.493.39515.9221.321.347.2111.5052.24
1963Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3of271425158813318045960072105306416.258.349.555.90428663596.237.297.437.39412.0817.621.467.5511.4447.37
1964Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3of2815857795156111491110093135804515.270.377.548.92531661682.270.278.438.40313.6419.791.457.1811.7839.10
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31b-3b291134017810816125750072694021210.269.384.501.88520142479.269.232.411.38615.0314.410.965.2216.0438.89
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin33b30162569891602713911002103982031812.281.391.538.92930667677.278.257.434.40015.2114.480.955.7614.5941.88
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31b3116354710514724144113101311113081516.269.408.558.96630569689.258.289.530.42219.0116.110.856.3912.4346.94
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31b321002954062721740007070204913.210.361.420.78112426371.212.210.447.35418.8718.871.004.5817.3541.94
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin33b-1b331625551061532024914082145845042016.276.427.5841.01132471709.244.308.580.44120.4511.850.586.9111.3346.41
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin33b34157527961432014111303128842082328.271.411.546.95728862665.249.275.512.41119.2512.630.666.1712.8543.36
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31b-3b351475006112719128119321149600101421.254.386.464.85023248624.256.210.440.37918.2715.380.844.4917.8637.80
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31b361394335310013226740194911041216.231.367.450.81719541532.231.219.434.36817.6717.110.974.8916.6541.00
1973Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31b3769248296091532004159100210.242.352.347.6998615290.299.105.270.32614.1420.341.441.7249.6025.00
1974Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3dh-1b381223332874701354004561004612.222.312.360.67212020382.232.138.273.30711.7815.971.363.4025.6227.03
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3dh391063122562130144412547010245.199.317.375.69211727369.209.176.346.31914.6318.971.303.7922.2943.55
MLB Totals - 22 Season(s)Filter243581471283208629024573158419181559169948077160243.256.376.509.88541438879831.254.253.444.00015.8617.281.095.8314.2242.52
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3361188223344681653228000000000.290.290.508.7986031371188.256.218.218.0000.000.000.004.4622.4239.83
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter38121142651210000000000.215.215.322.537398121.202.107.107.0000.000.000.001.6560.5030.77
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2981067209318631551218000000000.298.298.529.8275641291067.263.231.231.0000.000.000.004.7820.9240.57
Minnesota Twins Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter193965931047171323221475132514141321131438066152210.260.383.518.90134127288018.254.258.458.00016.4816.390.995.9213.8842.50
Washington Senators I Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter39012422113114538421542184315909428.250.349.494.8436141321444.266.244.394.00012.7421.811.715.8214.7942.44
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1063122562130144412547010245.199.317.375.69211727369.209.176.346.00014.6318.971.303.7922.2943.55
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625428513919238105111041133051116.256.376.509.88527659654.254.253.444.00015.8617.281.095.8314.2242.52
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257310816633826110000000000.290.290.508.79829166573.256.218.218.0000.000.000.004.4622.4239.83

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws1182B3--52--771.0002.33------933.31.9
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws1193B23--2349537772.9353.13------3860.514.9
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws1192B3--1---111.0000.33------387.91.9
1956Washington Senators IALMLBws1203B20--1840336158.9512.90------4445.513.0
1956Washington Senators IALMLBws1202B4--64111110.9092.50------449.12.6
1957Washington Senators IALMLBws1213B7--216121918.9472.57------977.84.5
1957Washington Senators IALMLBws1212B1---------------911.10.6
1958Washington Senators IALMLBws1223B9--813-121211.0002.33------1369.25.8
1959Washington Senators IALMLBws1233B150--1293253018484454.9383.03------15398.097.4
1959Washington Senators IALMLBws123OF4--6---661.0001.50------1532.62.6
1960Washington Senators IALMLBws1241B71--58432869624616.9878.68------12457.346.1
1960Washington Senators IALMLBws1243B65--4510397157148.9432.28------12452.442.2
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin251B119--97267149110531039.9878.73------15079.374.4
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin253B45--2875910112103.9202.29------15030.028.1
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25OF2--31--441.0002.00------1501.31.3
1962Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26OF151--22758-240232.9671.54------15597.493.2
1962Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin261B4--14-141514.9333.50------1552.62.5
1963Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27OF137--21973-229226.9871.65------14296.585.1
1964Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28OF157--23217-240233.9711.48------15899.496.9
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin291B72--63635864679671.9889.32------11363.744.4
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin293B44--377843119115.9662.61------11338.927.2
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29OF1---------------1130.90.6
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin303B107--831901411287273.9512.55------16266.066.0
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin301B42--33015430349345.9898.21------16225.925.9
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30OF18--22---22221.0001.22------16211.111.1
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin311B160--1283861110013801369.9928.56------16398.298.8
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin313B3--231-65.8331.67------1631.81.9
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin321B77--59456450654650.9948.44------10077.047.5
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin323B11--715312522.8802.00------10011.06.8
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin333B105--751852012280260.9292.48------16264.864.8
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin331B80--57434255610608.9977.60------16249.449.4
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin343B138--1082031714328311.9482.25------15787.985.2
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin341B28--2049314216213.9867.61------15717.817.3
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin351B90--65856252716714.9977.93------14761.256.3
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin353B64--4293113146135.9252.11------14743.540.0
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin361B130-9959959998211031094.9928.421.10-----13993.584.4
1973Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin371B57-45143145142477476.9988.351.06-----6982.635.2
1973Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin37DH9---------------6913.05.6
1974Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin38DH57---------------12246.735.2
1974Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin381B33--21821221241239.9927.24------12227.020.4
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca39DH92---------------10686.856.8
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca391B6--28--428281.0004.67------1065.73.7
MLB Totals for 1B - 14 season(s)-   1B969-144675215556967881458076.9928.335.59-----9690.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 14 season(s)-   3B791--60713881278821221995.9402.52------7910.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF470--7091418-741723.9761.54------4700.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH158---------------1580.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B11--126111918.9471.64------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws118---3-------
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws119---3-23-----
1956Washington Senators IALMLBws120---4-20-----
1957Washington Senators IALMLBws121---1-7-----
1958Washington Senators IALMLBws122-----9-----
1959Washington Senators IALMLBws123-----150---4-
1960Washington Senators IALMLBws124--71--65-----
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25--119--45---2-
1962Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26--4------151-
1963Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27---------137-
1964Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28---------157-
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29--72--44---1-
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30--42--107---18-
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31--160--3-----
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32--77--11-----
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin33--80--105-----
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin34--28--138-----
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin35--90--64-----
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36--130--------
1973Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin37--57-------9
1974Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin38--33-------57
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca39--6-------92

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1965Minnesota TwinsWorld SeriesMLB29721260012006400000.286.444.429.8739127.313.143.42922.2214.810.673.7021.0016.67
1969Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB3338211000006200000.125.500.250.7502114.167.125.87542.8614.290.330.000.00100.00
1970Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB34311230024002400000.273.385.8181.2039213.200.545.72715.3830.772.0015.385.5066.67
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs619441024008600000.211.444.5791.02311327.182.368.78929.6322.220.757.419.5075.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs721260012006400000.286.444.429.8739127.313.143.42922.2214.810.673.7021.0016.67

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1976Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin40Broadcaster1628577.5255.03Gene Mauch
1977Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin41Broadcaster1618477.52217.54Gene Mauch
1978Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin42Broadcaster1627389.45119.04Gene Mauch
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin43Broadcaster1628280.5066.04Gene Mauch
1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin44Broadcaster1617784.47819.53Gene Mauch,Johnny Goryl
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak45Broadcaster1096445.587--1Billy MartinLost ALCS (Yankees)
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin45Broadcaster1094168.37623.07Johnny Goryl,Billy Gardner
1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin46Broadcaster16260102.37033.07Billy Gardner
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin47Broadcaster1627092.43229.05Billy Gardner
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin48Broadcaster1628181.5003.02Billy Gardner
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin49Broadcaster1627785.47514.04Ray Miller,Billy Gardner
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin50Broadcaster1627191.43821.06Ray Miller,Tom Kelly
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin51Broadcaster1628577.525--1Tom KellyWon World Series (Cardinals)
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin52Broadcaster1629171.56213.02Tom Kelly
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1969American League Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1975-11-10Released by Royals. 
1975-01-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1975-01-16Released by Twins. 
1954-06-18ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent (bonus baby) by Senators. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.